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THL Simplified Phonetic Transcription of Standard Tibetan
by David Germano and Nicolas Tournadre
December 12, 2003
Section 11 of 13

Examples

This section provides a range of examples of phonetic renderings produced by the application of the above rules. This is intended as a reference for those who learn better by seeing actual application than by internalizing rules.

  • g.yon > yön
  • rgyal > gyel
  • phyag > chak
  • bkra shis > trashi
  • khros ma > tröma
  • sprul > trül
  • mri tam ga > mitamga
  • srid pa > sipa
  • pad ma > pema
  • pan chen > penchen
  • ral pa can > relpachen
  • thun > thün
  • dus gsum > düsum
  • sbed > bé
  • ces > ché
  • btsan dbang > tsenwang
  • tshong khang > tsongkhang
  • rdzong > dzong
  • stabs > tap
  • thabs > tap
  • thug pa > tukpa
  • debs > dep
  • sib sib > sipsip
  • lobs pa > loppa
  • grub > drup
  • kla col > lachöl
  • spyan snga ba > chenngawa
  • byang chub sems dpa’i > jangchup sempé
  • rin po che’i > rinpoché
  • gri’i > dri
  • bon po’i > Bönpö
  • le’u’i > leü
  • nga’i deb > ngé dep
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THL Simplified Phonetic Transcription of Standard Tibetan, by David Germano